Gulf War broke out in 1991
海湾战争爆发
   2007-01-17 15:25:57       CRIENGLISH.com

Thought for Today:

An uncut gem goes not sparkle.
玉不琢,不成器。

Today's Highlight in History:

1927:Founder of American Girl Scouts Mrs. Juliette Gordon Low died on January 17 at the age of 67. Girl Scouts was originally modeled after the Boy Scouts and Girl Guides, organizations created in Great Britain by Sir Robert Baden-Powell during the early 20th cent. Good citizenship and service are stressed in their activities, which focus on such fields as science, math, technology, physical fitness, the arts, and the outdoors. There are some 3.5 million scouts and adult volunteers in the United States.
1927年1月17日,美国女童子军的创立者朱丽叶·洛夫人逝世,享年67岁。女童子军最初模仿由巴登·鲍威尔女士在二十世纪初创立的男童子军和女童子军。美国女童子军着重培训女孩子们的公民意识和行为,课程主要有科学、数学、技术、美体、艺术和室外活动等。目前美国有350万女童子军和成人志愿者。

1991: Gulf War broke out on Juanuary 17. Gulf War was a conflict between Iraq and a coalition force of approximately 30 nations mandated by the United Nations and led by the United States.The United Nations forces, called the Coalition, expelled Iraqi troops from Kuwait in March 1991.
1991年1月17日,海湾战争爆发。海湾战争是伊拉克和联合国委托、美国领导的大约30个国家组成的联军之间的战争。被称为联军的联合国军队在三月的时候把伊拉克彻底驱逐出科威特。



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